The video discusses greetings around the world and how they vary in different countries. It emphasizes the importance of learning local greetings when travelling as a way to break the ice and show respect. The video also mentions how greetings have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, with physical contact being reduced in many cultures. It highlights specific greeting customs in various regions, such as handshakes, hugs, kisses, nods, bows, and rituals. The video concludes by encouraging people to learn about different greeting customs to foster respect, communication, and potential friendships.
Greeting: An act of welcoming or acknowledging someone.
Custom: A traditional way of behaving or doing something.
Casual: Relaxed, informal, not formal or serious.
Nod: To move your head up and down as a way of saying yes or as a greeting.
Acquaintances: People you know but who are not close friends.
Bow: To bend your body forward from the waist as a sign of respect.